Flashcards in Chapter 7&8 Deck (8)
The farther apart objects are?
The weaker their attraction
Why does the moon exert a greater gravitational pull on the tides?
Projectiles thrown at what degree travel the farthest?
How do objects have to be traveling for air drag to affect them?
At very high speeds
What does horizontal speed have no effect on?
Downward acceleration due to gravity
How high do most satellites orbit above the Earths surface to be above its atmosphere?
The higher the orbit of a satellite, what happens to its speed at period?
Speed decreases, period becomes longer